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Feb. 21, 2023 – The Digital Challenges NFP Faces – Luke Demeter

The digital challenges NFP faces


Learn about digital challenges NFP’s & Charities face in terms of technology & how Microsoft is committed to helping NFP’s of all sizes achieve their mission via their Tech for Social Impact (TSI) Program.

You will learn:

Savings – Learn about the $16,000 in grants and discounted licensing available through Microsoft’s Tech for Social Impact (TSI) Program, plus how you can save 10% on all implementations with Betach

Knowledge – Learn about the wide range of applications and their functionalities across the NFP Cloud. Benefits include:

  • Build a membership database without data silos

  • Constituent and donor management

  • Fundraising and engagement

  • Reconcile award disbursements

  • Track program budget allocation

  • Enhanced security

Luke Demeter - Betach SolutionsABOUT OUR PRESENTER

Luke Demeter is the Director of Customer Engagement at Betach Solutions. He specializes in introducing clients into the Microsoft application ecosystem, and matching organization’s with the Solution that best suits their needs. His team helps high-growth companies to achieve their digital transformation through CRM & ERP process automation and low code innovation.


Attend the event and submit an evaluation form by 2300h Tuesday, February 21 2023 for a chance to win a $50 VISA Gift Card courtesy of True North Group.

Registration links for the virtual event will only be sent to those registered with Eventbrite (click here). Event Registration closes at 5 pm MDT Monday, February 20h.

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Times: All times shown are Mountain Time

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM  (Virtual doors open at 6:15 pm)

Place: This is an online/virtual event (MS Teams link will be provided to registered attendees on the event date)

Cost: Current CIC Members: FREE; Guests & Future CIC Members: $FREE for this event, courtesy of Betach Solutions

Event Sponsor


Betach Solutions

Betach’s primary service is to help customers successfully design, implement and support their move to the cloud with Microsoft’s Online Services (Software + Services) offerings. These offerings from Microsoft include: Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft Project Online and Microsoft PowerBI.

Additionally, Betach brings expertise in Dynamics 365 for Sales, Sharepoint, PowerBI and Project Online and provides professional services for these technologies regardless if they are installed on premise or in an online, cloud-based environment.

Platinum Sponsor



CyberFox provides MSPs with identity access management (IAM) solutions in password management and privilege access management to monitor, manage and mitigate risks as components in their identity access management strategy. CyberFox enhances and tightens security practices for MSPs while greatly simplifying and improving end-user experiences. CyberFox and their solutions were built for the unique needs of today’s MSPs while providing simple affordable, practicable security.

Microsoft Canada

Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”), the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Recognized as one of Canada’s Great Places to Work, Microsoft Canada Inc. provides nationwide sales, marketing, consulting and local support services. Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across the country dedicated to empowering people through great software. Microsoft Canada is a creative workplace which attracts the best and brightest talent in the IT industry who bring an ever evolving vision of the future to reality.

Microsoft software helps businesses and consumers to reach their full potential, however they define it. Woven throughout daily life, whether it be work or play, Microsoft technologies flourish when they get into the hands of millions of Canadian partners and customers enabling innovation often in new ways.

Microsoft Canada is equally passionate about committing to Canadian communities. Since its inception, Microsoft Canada has had a corporate giving philosophy that goes beyond financial donations to champion inventive forms of philanthropy. For more information on how Microsoft Canada has joined forces with organizations across Canada to make a difference and invest in local communities visit

As a registered not-for-profit association, CIC has met the qualification requirements for discounted and donated Microsoft software distributed through TechSoup Canada. Microsoft has donated 10 Office 365 Business Premium subscriptions plus 25 Office 365 E1 subscriptions for CIC’s internal use. This software is used by CIC for operational and administrative purposes.

Silver Sponsors

iTech Calgary Conference 2022

iTech is Canada’s leading portfolio of IT technology conferences and exhibitions focusing on Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, Data Centre, Virtualization & Mobility.

At iTech you will have the opportunity to; discover new cutting edge products & services, network & meet new people in the industry, stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends, see technology in action through live demonstrations, attend conference seminar sessions, research information to enhance your IT strategy, enjoy this Local event right in your backyard!

CIC Members are eligible to receive free VIP conference registrations valued at $99.

True North Group Inc

True North Group Inc. provides Canadian integrated cloud, managed IT and security services as well as professional IT consulting services to small and mid-market enterprises.

True North Group provides door prizes at many events as well as contributions toward CIC’s operational funding.

IBM Canada

In 2017, IBM was 100 years old in Canada. This century has been driven by innovation that matters to our clients, our people, our country and the world. We are proud to be part of a company that has dedicated a century to finding solutions to contemporary challenges with a vision of the future. Innovation, transformation, and pioneering have always been part of our culture. This second century of IBM will continue to change the world.

IBM provides CIC with free meeting space for our monthly in-person events.


At Datto, we believe there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology.

As the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and security solutions purpose-built for delivery by managed service providers (MSPs), Datto’s proven Unified Continuity, Networking, and Business Management solutions drive cyber resilience, efficiency, and growth for MSPs. Delivered via an integrated platform, Datto’s solutions help its global ecosystem of MSP partners serve over one million businesses around the world. From proactive dynamic detection and prevention to fast, flexible recovery from cyber incidents, Datto’s solutions defend against costly downtime and data loss in servers, virtual machines, cloud applications, or anywhere data resides. Datto has won awards for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace.

TruNorth Advisors

Our role is to enable your business to realize the true potential of your people, process, and technology and when gaps are found to activate a plan with and for you.

Working with your team and you, we will define and communicate clear goals, establish areas that need improvement, and then plan out the path towards better And better is something that is able to be measured not just an imaginary future state.